Memories of Murder

Movie • 2003 •   

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1986 Gyunggi Province. The body of a young woman is found brutally raped and murdered. Two months later, a series of rapes and murders commences under similar circumstances. And in a country that had never known such crimes, the dark whispers about a serial murderer grow louder. A special task force is set up in the area, with two local detectives Park Doo-Man and Jo Young-Goo joined by a detective from Seoul who requested to be assigned to the case.
This movie contains 33 potentially triggering events.
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Does the dog die?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Are there abusive parents?
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Is someone eaten?
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Is there blackface?
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Abandonment
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Abuse
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Is there domestic violence?
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Not in a domestic abuse sense- characters are questioned/tortured by police and manipulated/gaslighted.
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Is a child abused?
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The police brutally beat up a child in order to get information
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Is there addiction?
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A cop gets drunk after an interrogation doesn’t go well and later in the scene gets into a bar fight
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Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
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Are animals abused?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Does a cat die?
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Does a pet die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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Insects shown around dead bodies, as well as in less disturbing circumstances
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Assault
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Is someone drugged?
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Is there pedophilia?
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Is someone held under water?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Is someone beaten up by a bully?
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Is someone restrained?
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The whole film centres around rape cases, and implies some very disturbing sexual things.
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Bodily Harm
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Makeshift mouth gags are used multiple times.
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Is there decapitation?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone crushed to death?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Is there body horror?
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Is there amputation?
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Only mentioned, never seen
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there Achilles Tendon injury?
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Is there a hanging?
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Not in a murder or suicide sense
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Does someone asphyxiate?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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Does someone become unconscious?
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Does someone break a bone?
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Does someone have a seizure?
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wallflowers
Nothing shown on screen but most of the victims are described as having objects put into their genitals, there are multiple scenes where examiners take out these objects, but the genitals themselves are not shown
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Both from the criminal and the police
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Someone is kicked down some stairs after doing something they weren't supposed to do
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Children
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Does a kid die?
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A middle school girl and teenage boy both die.
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Death
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Disability
Is the r-slur used?
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I watched it on Hulu, which used the r-word in the subtitles when people in the movie were talking about a disabled character
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does someone cheat?
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Is a child's toy destroyed?
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Fear
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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There IS a bathhouse scene, though
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Does someone vomit?
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A passed out drunk character wakes up and vomits in a bucket. Later on when the last corpse is found a policeman vomits in the forest.
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Lots of spitting.
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Large-scale Violence
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Law Enforcement
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The Police brutally beat and torture people illegally, including a child this is not glorified at all
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Are there transphobic slurs?
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Yes, when administering vaccines, but it’s not graphic
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Not technically at a hospital, instead at a doctor's office, but it ticks off all the boxes of what would make someone uncomfortable with a hospital
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
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Anonymous
A victim who escaped lives in fear of the attacker finding her.
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Does someone self harm?
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Is a mentally ill person violent?
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Is there misophonia?
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Is there body dysphoria?
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Noxious
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Is there shakey cam?
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Is there obscene language/gestures?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Paranoia
Is someone watched without knowing?
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takver
Great shot at the end of the movie--character looks directly at the camera.
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Pregnancy
Is a baby stillborn?
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Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Are there fat jokes?
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Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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OscarLeatherdale
No, But a man wears women lingerie, and it is shown to make the viewers laugh
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Is there hate speech?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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HonestlyJon
A lot of it, specifically directed by a mentally underdeveloped adult man
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Are there n-words?
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Relationships
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Sex
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Brief Sex Scene from behind, man says "I think it fell out"
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Are there nude scenes?
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Is there bestiality?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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Sexism
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Sickness
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Does someone have a chronic illness?
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Is there dementia/Alzheimer's?
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Social
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Are there anti-abortion themes?
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Spoiler
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OscarLeatherdale
a incredibly disturbing and infuriating ending, based on real life
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Vehicular
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Does a car honk or tires screech?
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Does a plane crash?
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HonestlyJon
A train, more specifically
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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Attempted gun violence
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